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Computer Science Schools in Alabama

In 2018-2019, 50 students earned their CompSci degrees in AL.

As a degree choice, Computer Science is the 4th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Computer Science Majors in Alabama

CompSci majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 50

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a compsci major is more popular with men than with women.

Computer Science Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of compsci majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 6.0%
  • Black or African American: 56.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 26.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.0%
  • Other Races: 10.0%
Computer Science Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in Alabama

There are 26,820 people in the state and 2,790,990 people in the nation working in compsci jobs.

Computer Science Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for Computer Science Jobs in Alabama

In this state, compsci grads earn an average of $92,500. Nationwide, they make an average of $96,200.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Alabama that offer compsci degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
14,397 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 61% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $31,500 after graduation.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
4,190 Total Students

58% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $22,600 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,043.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
2,876 Total Students

In their early career, Tuskegee grads earn an average salary of $28,500. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#4

Talladega College

Talladega
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
1,239 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $16,386. The average student takes 4.41 years to complete their degree at Talladega College. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
5,188 Total Students

96% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $30,100 after graduation. It takes the average student 5.18 years to graduate.

#6

Faulkner University

Montgomery
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
21% Graduation Rate
3,036 Total Students

An average student at Faulkner will pay a net price of $25,557. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#6

Oakwood University

Huntsville
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
1,526 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 74%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $26,293. Graduates earn an average $21,800 after graduation.

#8

Samford University

Birmingham
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
5,692 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. The average student takes 4.23 years to complete their degree at Samford. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time.

Computer Science Careers in AL

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 37% $89,410
Software Applications Developers 34% $93,360
Computer and Information Research Scientists 21% $121,990
Systems Software Developers 18% $99,700
Web Developers 15% $58,100
Computer Network Support Specialists 12% $56,160
Computer and Information Systems Managers 12% $119,120
Computer Science Professors 6% $81,610
Computer Workers 5% $87,980
Computer Programmers -7% $82,410

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to compsci.

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Computer Information Systems 1,482
Information Technology 120
Information Science 84
Computer Systems Networking 18
Computer Programming 2
Computer Software Applications 2

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